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PIED5626M
Module Reading List

Global Justice, 2021/22, Semester 2
Professor Garrett Wallace Brown
G.W.Brown@leeds.ac.uk
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Week One: Module introduction no readings

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Week Two: Singer on Famine, Affluence and Morality

Required Reading

Singer, P. 1972. ‘Famine, Affluence and Morality’, Philosophy and Public Affairs. 1.1, 229-243. Also in T. Pogge (ed) Global Ethics: Seminal Essays, Paragon.  

Arneson, R. 2004. ‘Moral Limits on the Demands of Beneficence?’ in D.K. Chatterjee (ed) The Ethics of Assistance, Cambridge UP.  

Presentation Readings

Lichtenberg, J. 2004. ‘Absence and the Unfond Heart: Why People are giving Less than they might be’, in Deen K Chatterjee (ed), The Ethics of Assistance, Cambridge UP.

Wenar, L. 2010. ‘Poverty is No Pond’ in Patricia Illingworth, Thomas Pogge and Leif Wenar (eds) Giving Well: The Ethics of Philanthropy, Oxford UP.

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Week Three: Pogge, Human Rights and Global Poverty I 

Required Reading

Pogge, T. 2002. World Poverty and Human Rights (chs. 2 & 4). Blackwell.   Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

Presentation Reading

Pogge, T. 2004. ‘Assisting the Global Poor’ in Deen K Chatterjee (ed), The Ethics of Assistance, Cambridge UP.

Risse, M. 2005. ‘How Does the Global Order Harm the Poor?’ Philosophy and Public Affairs, 33.4, 349-376

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Week Four: Pogge, Human Rights and Global Poverty II

Required Reading

Pogge, T. 2003. ‘Priorities of Global Justice’. Metaphilosophy 32:1-2; 6-24.  

Pogge, T. And Cabrera, L. 2012. ‘Academics Stand Against Poverty’. Ethics and International Affairs. 26.2, 163-182.  

Presentation Reading

Chandhoke, N. 2010. ‘How Much is Enough, Mr Thomas? How Much Will Ever Be Enough?’, in A. Jaggar (ed) Thomas Pogge and His Critics, Polity. And have a look at Pogge’s reply in the same volume. 

Ci, J. 2010. ‘What Negative Duties? Which Moral Universalism?’ in A. Jaggar (ed) Thomas Pogge and His Critics, Polity. And have a look at Pogge’s reply in the same volume.  

Mills, Charles W. 2010. ‘Realizing (Through Racializing) Pogge’. In A. Jaggar (ed.) Thomas Pogge and his Critics. And have a look at Pogge’s reply in the same volume.

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Week Five: Cosmopolitanism, Community and Sentiment

Required Reading

Long, G. 2009. ‘Moral and Sentimental Cosmopolitanism’, Journal of Social Philosophy, 40.3, 317-42.  

Miller, R. 2004. ‘Moral Closeness and World Community’ in D.K. Chatterjee (ed) The Ethics of Assistance.  

Woods, K. 2012. ‘Whither Sentiment? Compassion, Solidarity and Disgust in Cosmopolitan Thought’. Journal of Social Philosophy, 43.1, 33-49.  

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Week Six: Migration I

Required Reading

Carens, J.H. 2003. ‘Who Should Get In?’ Ethics and International Affairs, 17.1, 95-110.  

Miller, D. 2007. ‘Immigration and Territorial Rights’, in his National Responsibility and Global Justice, Oxford UP.  

Presentation Readings

Scheffler, S. 2007. ‘Immigration and the Significance of Culture’, Philosophy and Public Affairs, 35.2, 93-125.

Ypi, L. 2008. ‘Justice in Migration: A Closed Borders Utopia?’ Journal of Political Philosophy, 16.4, 391-418.

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Week Seven: Migration II - Refugees

Required Readings

Cherem, Max (2015)Refugee Rights: Against Expanding the Definition of a “Refugee” and Unilateral Protection Elsewhere’, Journal of Political Philosophy (Early View)  

Gibney, Matthew J. (2015) ‘Refugees and Justice between States’, European Journal of Political Theory 14(4): 448-463.  

Shacknove, Andrew (1985) ‘Who Is a Refugee?’, Ethics 95: 274–284.  

Presentation Readings

Ferracioli, L. (2014) ‘The Appeal and Danger of a New Refugee Convention’, Social Theory and Practice 40: 123-144.

Gibney, Matthew J. (1999) ‘Liberal Democratic States and Responsibilities to Refugees’, American Political Science Review, 93(1): 169-181.

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Week Eight: Gender and Global Justice

Required Readings

Jaggar, A. 2014. ‘‘Are My Hands Clean?’ Responsibilities for Global Gender Disparities’, in D.T. Meyers (ed) Poverty, Agency and Human Rights, Oxford University Press.  

Nussbaum, M. 1995. ‘Human Capabilities, Female Human Beings’, in Nussbaum and Glover (eds) Women, Culture and Development: A Study of Human Capabilities, Oxford University Press.  

Widdows, H. 2011. ‘Global Gender Justice’, in her Global Ethics: An Introduction, Acumen.  

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Week Nine: Climate Change I

Required Reading

Caney, S. 2005. ‘Cosmopolitan Justice, Responsibility and Global Climate Change’, Leiden Journal of International Law, 747-775.  

Vanderheiden, S. 2011. ‘Globalizing Responsibility for Climate Change’. Ethics and International Affairs. 25.1, 65-84.  

Presentation Readings

Attfield,R. 2009. ‘Mediated Responsibilities, Global Warming and the Scope of Ethics’, Journal of Social Philosophy, 40.2, 225-236.

Moellendorf, D. 2009. ‘Justice and the Assignment of Intergenerational Costs of Climate Change’, Journal of Social Philosophy, 40.2, 204-224.

Gardiner, S. 2009. A Perfect Moral Storm. Oxford: Oxford University Press, ch.1

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Week Ten: Climate Change II

Required Reading

Cripps, E. 2011. ‘Climate Change, Collective Harm and Legitimate Coercion’, Critical Review of International, Social and Political Philosophy, 14.2, 171-193.  

Sinnott-Armstrong, W. 2005. ‘It’s Not My Fault: Global Warming and Individual Moral Obligations’. In: W. Sinnott-Armstrong and R.B. Howarth eds., Perspectives on Climate Change, Amsterdam: Elsiever, 2005.  

McKinnon, C. 2011. ‘Climate Change Justice: Getting motivated in the last chance saloon’. Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy, 14.2, 195-293.  

Presentation Readings

Shue, H. 2011. ‘Face Reality? After You! A Call for Leadership on Climate Change’, Ethics and International Affairs, 25.1, 17-26.

Woods, K. 2015. ‘On Climate Justice, Motivation and Harm’. The Politics of Sustainability: Philosophical Perspectives, eds. May Thorseth and Dieter Birnbacher, Routledge, 2015.

 

This list was last updated on 07/01/2022